'Pouring Salt Into the Wound' Amid Shutdown, Trump Signs Executive Order Freezing Pay of Nearly 2 Million Federal Workers

With hundreds of thousands of federal employees currently furloughed or
working without pay due to the ongoing government shutdown, President
Donald Trump delivered another blow to struggling workers on Friday by signing an executive order that will freeze the pay of around two million public employees in 2019.

Publisher: Common Dreams | Author: Jake Johnson

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executive orders, extreme measures, governance, shutdown, tax policy, and trump agenda
DATE PUBLISHED
2018-12-29 (Modified: 2018-12-29)

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